Six Sunni prisoners are transferred to an unknown location

Posted on: November 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Six Sunni prisoners of Ghezelhesar prison were transferred to an unknown location while being beaten by the prison guards.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), after prison authority’s decisions, regarding transferring these prisoners to other prisons, they went to hunger strike, since last Tuesday, November 5. However, prison guards rushed into their cells, and after beating, transferred them to an unknown location. (more…)

6 Sunni prisoners are on hunger strike in Ghezelhesar prison

Posted on: November 7th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Six prisoners of Ghezelhesar, who were sentenced to death, went on hunger strike, in response to decision of the authorities for their transfer.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), six Sunni prisoners of conscientious of ward four in unit three, were informed that due to approaching to Moharram month, they should be transferred to other ward on Monday November 4. (more…)

Two Sunni prisoners have been tortured in Ghezel Hesar prison

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Hamed Ahmadi, was persecuted by electric shocker, in solitary confinement, in Ghezel-Hesar prison. Kamal Moulayi is also beaten and harassed.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hamed Ahmadi who has been kept in solitary confinement of Ghezel-Hesar prison from September 25, is persecuted by electrical shocker. (more…)

Four Sunni prisoners in danger of imminent execution

Posted on: September 17th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – One of the Ghezel Hesar prison authorities informed four of Sunni prisoners that supposedly their execution verdict will be enforced on September 22.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), six of the Sunni prisoners who have been sentenced to death are imprisoned currently in unit 3 of ward 4 in Ghezel Hesar prison. (more…)

18 political prisoners’ hunger strike turned the day 11th

Posted on: March 3rd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Eighteen political prisoner who were arrested on security charges started hunger strike since 11 days ago in Rajaie Shahr prison and Ghezel Hesar prison.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), six of the political prisoners sentenced to death and the rest of them sentenced to longterm imprisonment. Their hunger strike is in protest to transferring the six sentenced to death political prisoners to Ghezel Hesar prison and demanding re-investigating and fair trial for their dossiers.

Jamshid Dehghani, Jahangir Dehghani, Hadi Hossaini, Sedigh Mohammadi, Hamed Ahmadi and Kamal Mollaie in Ghezel Hesar prison and Ahmad Nasiri in Rajaie Shahr prison are the political prisoners who sentenced to death.

Also Sirous Hamidi sentenced to twenty years imprisonment, Jamal Soleimani to eleven years imprisonment, Jabbar to ten years imprisonment, Jamal Ghaderi to eight years imprisonment and Parviz Osmani to five years imprisonment are the names of the others who are spending their imprisonment in Rajaie Shahr prison of Karaj.

Besides of the above list there are some other detained in uncertain situation without trial and have not been sentenced yet. The followings are their names with their uncertain situation amount of time:

– Behrooz Shahnazari for forty five months
– Taleb Maleki for forty one months
– Pouria Mohammadi for thirty nine months
– Keikhosro Sharafipour for twenty six months
– Amel Diadashti for nineteen months
– Edris Ne’mati for twenty four months
– Mohammad Ahmad Sharifi for thirty four months


Four Executions, Three in Public / 10 sentenced to death were transferred

Posted on: November 15th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Three public executions in Arak, one Karaj and 10 sentenced to death were transferred to Ghezelhesar prison on Wednesday, 14 November 2012 .

According to the reports by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), three young men convicted of kidnapping and rape, were publicly hanged in Arak. A young man, Hossein Bahmani Taleb, on charge of murdering was executed in Rajai Shahr prison.